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Personal Zen: An App Review

It can be tough to find an app that has actually been part of a research study and has been shown to work. Personal Zen is a fun game-based app that has actually been...

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How’s it going? Fine…

A few of your comments on previous articles mentioned that some of us feel looking back, we wish we would have opened up more with a therapist. What are your worries about opening up?...

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What do all these letters mean?

  You may have seen them before when navigating in the mental health world…MD, LPC, MFT, LCSW, PhD…what do they all mean?! Here is a very brief introduction to what some of these different...

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What Is “Trouble Functioning”?

Getting help for symptoms of depression can be tough. Sometimes it might feel like an easier way would be just seeing if it goes away on its own. There are good reasons not to wait. Having...

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Who sees what you post?

Recently an interesting New York Times article  came out about Justine Sacco who posted a tweet she thought only 170 of her followers would see. She thought it was a joke, but others interpreted it...

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Do you hear me?

Is anyone even listening to me? Some young people don’t like to go see a doctor or a therapist because they haven’t felt listened to in the past. Sometimes it is tough for adults...

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Is depression in my genes?

Where does depression come from? Like we talked about before, there are many theories (ideas for why something happens that scientists put together from facts and based on how the world seems to work). There is...